“Security and Privacy in the World-Sized Web”

Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2015

The Deirdre G. Martin Memorial Lecture on Privacy Law

Bruce Schneier
Internationally renowned security technologist and author;

Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada Classroom, FTX 302

We've created a world where technology permeates our economies, social interactions, and intimate selves. Facebook, fitness trackers, Uber, smart homes, electronic voting, Internet advertising, credit card payments, and countless other large-scale socio-technical systems deliver instant accessibility and functionality. Yet these systems demand continuous access to us and our information, and are vulnerable to a host of new security threats: from users, from outsiders, and from the corporations and governments that control them. This talk looks back at what we've learned from past attempts to secure these systems, and forward at what technologies, laws, regulations, economic incentives, and social norms we need to secure them in the future.

Security and Privacy in the World-Sized Web

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